Tuesday, April 26, 2016

May 2016 Newsletter

MAY 2016 NEWSLETTER  AIA-FVG / American Corner Trieste 

MAY -   Register for Summer Courses.  It’s also Jewish American Heritage Month, Asian American Heritage Month, Memorial Day.  Come on down!  Participate in an activity, check out a book!  View the Newsletter with the links. Go to the Newsletter in Calendar FormatADD US TO YOUR ADDRESS BOOK so that you can keep receiving our Newsletter.

OFFICE:
Our Hours are:  Mornings:  Tuesday and Thursday 9–12,   Afternoons:  Monday to Friday 4-7. 
During Office Hours, you can renew your Membership or Course with Cash, Pick up your receipts for IBAN Payments, Check Out Books, DVD’s Magazines. 

AIA FVG ENGLISH COURSES  
Remember to pick up receipts at the Front Desk during Office Hours.  Questions?  aiafrontdesk@gmail.com

The next session is May 21-22, 2-7 pm on Saturday and Sunday.  10 hours of intensive English over the weekend. Objective: English Fluency!  Too busy during the week?  This is for you.  Start communicating in English, fast! The June Session:  June 18-19. 

24 hours of practical English in 3 days – Monday to Wednesday 9 am – 5 pm.  A full immersion English class without leaving Trieste.  Organize your schedule.  Improve your English and be like a Rock Star in your office. Take your English confidence on the road on a fantastic summer vacation. 

STEAM Summer English  – Pre-K through High School 
Here is the link to our SUMMER STEAM English Program for Kids .  A hands-on opportunity to learn English and other things by doing!  For Pre-K, Elementary, Middle School, High School.  Great for both Native and Non-Native English Speakers.  Project Based Learning with focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math – all in English! 

Contact us if you need to take the TOEFL or SAT, the standardized tests that are required for study in the US.  Summer is the best time to prepare without the stress of your regular school work!

Individual lessons are offered year-round. Contact us and we’ll make a plan for you to meet your objectives.

SPECIAL EVENTS - FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC

Summer STEAM Weeks, Adult Intensive English, Summer Reading Program, Summer Film Series, Independence Day and more.

END OF YEAR PARTY for our STUDENTS  – Friday, May 27th,  6 pm
All of our Students and their families are invited to celebrate the end of the school year and receive their certificates. 

TEACHER LEARNING NETWORK – May 27, 2016, 6 pm.  Free and Open to all English Teachers. 
DOCUMENTARIES – FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC

In May we celebrate  Asian Pacific Heritage,  Jewish American Heritage Month and Memorial Day and offer 3 documentaries in theme.

Friday, May 6th, 5 pm – The Legendary Victor Borge – 65 min.  The comic and musical genius of Borge, of Jewish - Danish - American origin.  Narrated by Itzhak Perlman.  For Jewish American Heritage Month.
Friday, May 20th, 5 pm -   Calling Tokyo – 30 min. The story of a group of Japanese-Americans who as American civilians served during WWII and  Taste of Freedom: Chinese New Year by Burt Wolf – 30 min. – How Chinese Americans celebrate the Chinese New Year and have adapted their traditions in the US. 
Monday, May 30th, 5 pm Medal of Honor – 90 min.  A history of the United States Medal of Honor for military valor.  Memorial Day is on May 30th

You can become a member at any time of year!  Here is the Membership Form.  You can pay cash or pay via IBAN.  Remember to fill in and scan your Membership Form along with the copy of your IBAN Payment.  Prices remain unchanged:  €35 for the Regular Adult Membership and €25 for Reduced Membership - Students age 16 and over, Teachers and over age 65.  To attend courses, the student (or a parent) must be a member).  Membership is valid for checking out books, magazines, DVD’s and for 9 films in the 2015/16 American Cinema Series in the Original Version at Cinema dei Fabbri and plus reduced ticket prices on other films at Fabbri.  Membership is valid until August 31, 2016.


THE LAST FILM in the 2015/16 AMERICAN FILM SERIES at Cinema dei Fabbri
May 12th at 2, 4, 6:30, 9 pm – ANT MAN - Dir. Peyton Reed. Starring Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas. Action/Adventure, 117 min. 

ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS and FAMILIES – FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC

FAMILY FILM NIGHT - FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC at American Corner Trieste
The last family film of the 2015/16 season.    
May 13th , 5:30 pm –BROTHER BEAR  (Disney, 2003, 85 min) When a young Inuit hunter needlessly kills a bear, he is magically changed into a bear himself.
AMERICAN CORNER TEEN CLUB - AC TC - Every Friday from 5-7 pm
Make, Create, Hang out in English.  Free and Open to all Middle and High School Students.  Every week a different activity.  Cooking, Playing, Coding, Karaoke.  Check it out!

WOMEN’S SPACE – FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC
MOMS and BABIES (0-3 yrs)
MOM & BABY SURVIVAL ITALIAN - Every Tuesday from 9:30 – 10:30 am.  Meet some other moms, learn some Survival Italian in an informal setting.  Bring the Baby!
MOM & BABY PLAYDATE in English – Every Thursday from 9:30 – 11:30 am – Meet Moms.  Hang out in our baby friendly space and let the kids play together.
NATI per LEGGERE Bilingual Storytime Reading for ages 0-3 years with Moms or Caregivers.  Thursday, May 19th , 10-11 am.  Give your baby a head start on life.  Read together!  It’s good for your baby and for good for you.  Monthly appointment. In the Il Maggio dei Libri Calendar. 
WOMEN’S SPACE:  WINE CHEESE & BOOKS – May 19th at 8pm  - Double Edition!
Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage by Alice Munro and Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple.     Send us an email for details.  aia.fvg@gmail.com

ACTIVITIES FOR ADULTS – FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC
TERRIFIC TUESDAYS
May 17th - 10-12 - COFFEE BREAK – Enjoy some English conversation and a cup of coffee.
May 24th – 10 -11 am - SHORT STORY CLUB America and I by Anzia Yezierska.   

EVERY THURSDAY 10-11 am
SURVIVAL ITALIAN Conversation for Adults – Informal conversation in Italian for Italian language learners.  No homework, no stress.
MAKER CREATOR SPACE – Every Thursday from 10-12.  Use our sewing machines, knit or sew in company.  Federica, Stephanie and Cristina made a fantastic maker space logo!

The Associazione Italo Americana FVG / American Corner Trieste is run by 60 volunteers.  If you are a University of Trieste student in Humanities or P.R., you can get your Internship Credit Hours with us (CFU).   We accept students with a minimum of 75 hours (3 CFU).  You'll have a great experience and improve your English, while you also learn valuable and people skills. Contact us!  aia.fvg@gmail.com  Not a university student?  No problem. We'll find a role for you!

AMERICAN CORNER TRIESTE – Programs, consultation of the library, public internet access computers, and Wi-Fi are always free and open to the public.  A great place to study, meet friends, bring your kids.  The US Department of State has granted us a Gold Standard rating in terms of programs, facilities, services! In addition to our regular library, we also feature an Education Advising Section, Children’s Corner Library and Women’s Space.  Consult our on line catalog of Books and DVD’s


See you in the Association!       FOLLOW US on: www.aia-fvg.blogspot.it   https://twitter.com/AIAFVG 
Piazza S. Antonio 6, 34122 Trieste – 040 63 03 01 aia.fvg@gmail.com  
Hours: Monday- Friday 4-7 pm, Tuesday and Thursday 9-12Work in progress

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